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V ; I f ; f - VOL. XXXVI. C0LUMBUS,'OHIO, FRIDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 25, 1868. NUMBER 21. SPEECH SPEECH —OF— SPEECH —OF— GENERAL F. P. BLAIR, DELIVERED AT DELIVERED AT INDIANAPOLIS, SEPT. 23, 1868. TW fbllowlnj; Is the spech delivered by enTKASK..P- Bfcii r, D.'aiocraa candi date tor Vice Pjeideut, at Indtaaapo)(, on WeAnesdwy, September 35, '486S, at ; the itiatmhoth Mass Meeting: .' 7 .' '. .'7 FELtoW-ClTIXBIJS.XiDIKa 4NI 'GkNTLB- ints: ;I tbanH you tor the .kind, compli ment you have bHStowedi jipon me to-day. shall be compelled to tax yor patience iArt frotu the old am: well-establish -a cms torn InVohr mMst; that ot dllvefln2 my peech txtcnyore', awd I sha ! beseech your tanencen listenlnjr while 1 read tne oo servifrtloTrs I intend to deliver to-day." I ask tht9 0f vo because our opponents have been eo assiduous in misrepresentations of that which I have said heretofore, -and in making speeches lor dm that I never made tnyeeH. 1 Intend to-day that there shall be do mistake about it, and wtil read from the aanuscriDt. which will afterward be minted. " 1 :' -" -Kadical revolution doe$ not, stop with cbanftinit the cOmplexiito of the ConstUa tioaTbut changes the very colorof our. peo ple. Tfee mixed white and black is the badee intended by nature to forbid the bans to the unnatural cross, branding bast ardy and disease in the very countenance ot the new-born citieeDsbip to spring from negro qnalltv: ,yet It Js the line most in &or y dirt'Radjeat rnlertl. The new pro cess designed to create aouepeopleseema to require thatthe new species should wear tlie same uniform la the external aspect Ttat pnjudlce which produces the hostil ity between different castes the world over, ud begets inequality Irom the .inevitable results t such contests, can only be eradi cated by blending colors. Negro equality and negro suffrage may enlighten and ele vate one race disfranchisement, and sub jugation may bring dowB the other race. to Cite inferior standard but unless the blood Is mixed ndrnew typeund visage is pro "duced, the eld element-'-thff old prejudice 1 and constitutional nature. prevailinsf Uie. qaiHbriuni sought by our liadlcal doc tors will again be overthrown. This la tere' amalgamation s an essential and nec essary ingredient of the attempt to make n people out of many races;': i -These reformer of our Government' de-' duce universal so S rage from the. Declara tion of Independence; and. at first an nounced that .'it was their main object to secure that right to American women, The devout creefi of Wade, Wendell Phillips, Gerrtt Smith, Xovejoy, Pbnieroy all who believied lu universal -suffrage held It sa cred as the light of women,as the fairest and, best-of our species nowthig- whole party' bave abandoned this doctrine; although they iiave been absolute1 in1 Congress lor eigt years,-they nive not-countenanced the Blichtest motioo in favor of this grand religious idea that rose -with them above all party policies, above -all manhood, as gumption, ot selfishness; now it is all turn ed to maafcoKtsnff rage 1 i Bow (his change ? Bag this Jiadical .fanatic sect turned Mo baaiedans? ..Have jthe -women, the fairest portion of creation, ceased to bave souls to be-saved?'. Have they no rights in so ciety, no conjugal rights,' no maternal in stincts or duties to protect; or have they no minds, girted with intellectual power, to combine their suffrage as a safeguard ? In this land ot heroic, magnanimous men, American women have, from the founda tion ot our freedom as colonists of the New World,- held It' their prerogative to send their husbands, fathers, brothers, as their representatives, to pass through the con flict of parties in the canvass before the election and toe - struggle at the polls ; in the legislature, the -Judicial forums, and the Executive councils. sWhe the last ap peal of artns beeame necessary, then the spirit of true mauhood lappeared ' in " the gHantry-dl?playe,'ytbe sorter sex, which gave lWe with joy, in defense of those whom it reatoved from danger. This was the manhood principle that appeared at the beginning of our career. - But bow bave those, who claim the glory of having made a conquest over the South tor the rights of human mature, respected the . rights of either man' or womau in that desolated region? ( Have they restored the Union f Haetbe staten tne ir original governments. With constitutions unimpaired, as mem bers of It f : Are the men, their citizenship restored, left undisturbed under their own laws.- as waa pledged in their parole? Or are the women- secured in their privilege of .having their, husbands,; fathers and brothers to represent them in their suffrage, and in all the political capacities entrusted to them as guardians of their jreedom and interest? . n re-A . tNol the. intelligent race of the South, women as well as men,' are stripped of all security, for the rights pledged by act ol Congress during the war, and in the capit ulation concluding'-it.-' And - worse; the negro, a repngnant race, of different inter ests. feelings, habits and desires, is eiven the power .to impose constitutions and laws on another nation ot people, men ana women, utterly against their consent, and to establish them, bv oaths and other con ditions, so absolute as to make them irre versible by the future suffrage of a major ity of the people. And this is the good faith of the Radical. Universal Equality Suffrage' party!-'' ...-.: -''..-: - The -pretext that the white teen of the South capable of holding office and voting for a representation, were guilty ot perjury by going into the war in violation of. their allegiance, uoes nub wy nay cuumrucuou abnlv to the women, who never took an oath or held an office to bring them- under the disabilities ot the flagrantly, unconsti tutional act of forfeiture passed by the Radicals;-and yet tbey put all the women of the South at the mercy of negro legisla tion. Here, then, the Radicals abjure the doctrine of t quality of rights as entitling white and black alike to suffrage, as be longing to one common humanity.: They deny It to their own fair countrywomen, bowever intellectual -nd cultivated, and give to the gross, ignorant, hateful .Af rican eato the power of making- laws and establishing relations, creating dissolute intercourse; and . habits,' whichr wherever people of their complexion have ever borne sway, have-ever been attended by a despot ism of beastial Daaelous, -their whole enjoy ment of life consisting in its sensuality In' Kansas, at the latest election, where tne Radicals carried the majority, the question of negro Suffrage. and woman's Suffraze was submitted by law to the vote of. the people at the poUs. . Negro suffrage bad a larger' vote man female suffrage, though defeated of obtaining a majority bv a sense ot hame,. perhaps on tb part of white mem who alono voted; 'Nevertheless, the negroes bad the1 triumph of carrying the majority vote against the women, which '. thus marked the preference ot the Radicals for the blacks over their own wives, daugh terrand sisters, as more competent to choose representative for them jand to. give laws to tne state. - Tula Drefereoea on the part of the Radi caliot Ohio and Michigan, and other States, wit marked in a manner still more signifi cant, for while they made an effort to clothe the negro witn suurage, no attempt oi any kind was made in nenaii oi tne women. "Manhood suflraire." which, a? interpre ted by their acts, means suffrage for the negro and disfranchisement lor white men, is bow -the great Senatorial phrase of the Sumnere, Wilsons and Wades, who apply . it now 4 contradistinguish ie from wo man's suffrage," once the shout of the whole parcyoi naaieaiTsm, who, like the French Revolutionary philosophers, would break down all established human - authority by way ot leveling all to the base of human rights, whieb itself rested like the' world on the nose of a tortoise. '"- ; - These Wendell Phillips' when tbey bad, re ached controlling power . in theSeuate and House, and through it usui pen &uaiuuic toe Uovern- mehr, took anew view of tbe "mode by which suffrage was to be applied to nerrur.. uate Radical power; Suffrage among the free born and well educated, the brava and highly gllted Caucasian bred was pot the caste suited to build up an aristocracy, at the head ot an army, to discipline the masses to submission. The Radicals, aspiring to subvert the popular ' sovereignty established by the Constitution of our fathers, took a leaf out ot Napoleon's work ou universal suffrage, to proscribe another, species of popular voting. Iu France, a HWopeopis art; drilled for conscription under local bureaus, of which our FreedmeoPa Breuaria sample. Out of this military material, which embraces the whole people an arrhy of half a million and more is drawn and officered by the Emperor. As this ripens for discharge, the youth growing up among the masses for conscription are drilled to take their places, so that the army in can tnment hold the great body of which the successive conscriptions grow, under con stantly armed military duress, with its ac cruing allotments of secraity to follow a similar training. Under that duress, pre paratory to its luture rotation of military (tstyvanderthe'-bfllCers of the Emperor, the population chooses the National Rep resentative t6mMntain and carry on the Government,, which U In effect the Emper or and his army. We have in embryo this very system at the South. Grant and Stanton organized and officered the army. and under this military etaoiisnment. Congress has taken refuge, and looks to It for the consummation of its schemes ot power. . Instead of the French Prefecture for local administration aud control, we bave the negro bureau and secret leagues for In struction and drill to combine thele vote to create State governments elect the na tion's Executive, and bring both branches of Congress in concert with him In admin-, istering the Federal Government. 'As- the" icame Is at this moment arranged for the casting throw In the November election, it is quite apparent that the ballot box is made to depend on the cartridge box, and that by the dexterity of Congress in set ting aside the Constitution, which held these instrumentalities to subserve their proper functions. General Grant,, who is put over the President to exert a " power outside tbe Constitution,"' which enables him, like the French Emperor, to convert both Of these' patent boxes into one, and holding it in bii- hand, turn out the dice that wins for him. This Is the modern game, which. Louis Napoleon "has taught ambition to play In the history of a Re public and as an anodyne to its tnr es how humane in him, and encouraging to a people to exclaim. ' Let us have peace ! " But to what potency is this element of nrarro suffrage to erow under the fostering care of Radicalism and the tutelage of mil itary governments? It is essential to the system now founded upon it, that it must be made absolute oy tne oayonet over tne elections ot the Southeru States. It must send the twenty Senators and-fiity Repre-. sentatlves to Congress and an equal number of-Presidential' Electors to turn the caie in the North, so that the head of the army designated for President shall grasp the Government. Its power is then to convert the sham of negro suffrage Into a perma nent military control of elections and was there ever found a fitter force to do the bid ding of a military chief in suppressing the DODUlar voice, tnan tne tnree millions or sturdy blacks, who now rejoice that they are let loose from all restraints,, and may break uo a form of authority which they connect with their former slavery?.. rHowr rapldlv has the disciplined white soldiery in India taught the millions ofi-serfsr of that region to revolt against their ' native Princes, and embodying a. position! into a soldiery of Sepoys, armed and drilled for that purpose, taught them to subject more than one hundred mil lions of their own blood, hold the richest confines on earth, to a company of mer chants of a little Island hidden in a remote ocean? So the Turks became the con querors of the grand section of the Roman Enrpire' tir Europe, Asla and Africa by converting the slavish nations they took in battle, and used as the material ot an army, to spread their- conquests over Christian civilized countries. ' The Janizaries that carried terror to the State of Vienna and apostate Cbristian prisoners, filled with the sensual enthusiasm ot tne Mouamet'8 poly gamous religion, easily prompted to such rapine among the fair races whose religion they had abjured. How apt all the colored races are to. become tne instruments oi military despots, lending to the subjuga tion ot prosperous nations enjoying peace under civil institutions, all history attests. Greece, Italy, Spain, all tbe islands, e( the; Mediterranean and all its shores, the happy oceans of ancient and modern civilizalum, ; have airain and azaln fallen a Drev to mod ern barbarian hordes like the one now edu- ' eating by our military satraps. But! turn from the military ana political aspect of the changes we bave to encounter, to those which they are likelv to give to our dearest social relations. What is to be the effect of nezrn manhood suffrage ne gro manhood suffrage, and invited to come in ana taxe control oi our lair country women? It is all Mormon suffrage this whole brood of new citizenships "without distinction of race or former condition," s allot' polygamous origin. What sort of Koveroment is likely to be established with these different people wielding the suffrage denied to white men? Will they not gladly, with the countenance ot our military chief, vote that government of social equality with the best partof our race the women which they may establish in the laws thev make tor them, while the obiects of these laws are denied all right to vote? In the course of time, with negroes, Chinese, Indians, Mormons, of all nations, in certain sections ot the country makinir its laws, what is to be the portion of the gentle sex 1 will quote some passages, to answer this question, from a book called tbe His tory ol the Female Sex, written by C. Meiners, Counsellor of Her Britannic Majesty, and Professor of Philosophy at the University ot Gothagen. ' Here is a scrap of his history, showing tbe primitive legislation for women that has grown up in Africa, under the "man hood lnstiDcU"Sof .the' stronger. "bax the ancestors of our negroes, to whom the Radicals bave delivered over our fair and gentle countrywomen at the South. Our author says: "Parents sell their daughters, not only to lovers, 0u: to suitors or any kind, without doubting or even asking consent. The negroes in general receive for their daughters a few bottles of brandy apd, at farthest, a few articles of weariug apparel, and when these prices are paid, the fathers conaucc tneir wining ennaren to tbe huts of the purchasers. Immediately on enterine the hut,; tne bridegroom com-' mands the youthful bride to .letch water, or wooa, or any tning eise tnat is wan tea, in order to accustom her, at the commence ment of the union, to that subjection which she owes to her lord. :" The poorest and meanest negro, even if be be a slave, is generally waited on by his wife as by a subordinate being, on her knees. The women are obliged, not only to wait on the husband, to care for bis children, and even to carry one at tbe breast, when engaged at the most laborious employment; but it is likewise their duty to ratherotton'aod manufacture it into clothing for themselves, their children and their husbatld8 to -cultivate' and reaD the eropS;Of maize, millett tobacco and rice; to prepare food and drink, attend domestic animals, and to fetch wood and water. From these occupations not even tne wives and concubines of kings are in gen eral exempt '-Among many negro nations all young wives enjoy equal prerogatives, and bear an equal proportion of the drudgery. Each wile has a hut to herself, receives an equal portion of tho ptjoduce of the hus- oana s nunting or nsuiux c&.ieiJiuvMio. auu provides for him at her own habitation, or repairs to his. when it Is her week or month to taste the joys of matrimony, and toman- age ner nusDanu s concerns. "When wives and concubines survive their charms and the period of fecundity, they are obliged to perform the offices of me nials for their youthful rivals, or are even sold forslaves. i The King of Whtdori him-- sen formerly sent nis concubines, of whom he was weary, by wnole dozens 1 to market, to be disposed ot to Europeans.-. . fNoneof the Wives, except the first," is' secure from tne apprenensions of being sold to the Europeans, and to that fate the first themselves are sometimes subjected." "When the negroes repudiate their wives, they are also at liberty to drive away their children. Though these women are thus doomed to a lite of incessant labor; though they endure with patience the coldness and ill irtimnt of their husbands, the ingrati tudes of tueirTChildren, endj arrogance, of more layered rival cifvr8 tuis; npirb bl state of degradation and inUery, cau not he considered-as permanent,' for on -the lightest pretexts wives are repudiated and ' put to death with Impunity ; even alter the , lecease of their husbands, widows have seldops- to exnect any mitigation of their ; lot, but have in general more reason to ap prehend an aiij'ravrtinii of their suITirinzs. They are either said by the relations of their husbands, or plundered of their little property, and expelled from their habita tions." - --j - -9 Tnese traits of black "manhood govern ment' for women, which characterize Af rican instincts, are kindled to such as are ', fouud to belong to our own tribes of Indi ans ou this-contlnent. Our philosophical historian brings out the gallantry of our copper-colored nation toward their brides from the journals of Charlevaln, Bosser, Carver, Falkner and others, much of which I suppress, being too indecent to be told, bowever true. This is a touch of the most tolerable: "In the northern regions of America, to give the bride a collar formed of a- leather thong of considerable length and breadah, a kettle, a. pile of wood, the first to signify that she is to perform all the domestic drudgery the second, that she is to drees the food for her husband, and the third that she is to carry all the wood. ' , .,' . .... "Ini many countries It Is nsual for the bride to collect, previous to the nuptials, a sufficient stock of wood for the winter. It we except huuting and fishing, the making of weapons and the construction of canoes, the women are burdened with all the con cerns of domestic economy, both at home and abroad, so that they enjoy scarcely a moment's repose. Very few of the savages assist the .women in the cultivation of the earth, or in collecting tbo produce; while the men occasionally go out to the chase with a musket or a bow, the women are obliged to wander through the forests and swamps, often . with one child in their arms, another at their back, in quest of plants, roots and fruits. Nay, they are frequently compelled to labor in the fields witn a new born infant at the breast, ex posed to torrents of rain, or the most in tense neat, ana with scarcely auy nourish ment. r -- "While the uen return home at nisrht' without any burden, the women are sink in ir not only under the weight of the chil dren and of the provisions they have found. but also the game which tneir nusbanas have killed. Thus the poor wretches are freauentlv oblized to transport from great distances, their tyrants giving them no oth er information than indirect hints where to And it. When finally the men returned from the chase are amusing themselves, ca rousiosr or auafflnz cbiea, or reposing after debauch, the unfortunate females are forced to pass a great part of the nlgut in fetch ing wood and water, and grinding maize for the purpose, of making a fresh supply of chica for tbe succeeding day all these painful, incessant labors are rewarded with most barbarous usage. All travelers among the savages consider the females of Amer ica (Indian) as the most degraded of their sex. Many ot them prematurely destroy the fruit of .their womb, break the necks of 'their new-born female children, or bury them alive, that they may preserve their offspring from the misery by which they are themselves reduced almost to despair. "Many savages content themselves with one wile at a time, but they drive her away with her children whenever they think proper, so that, as Dabrizhofer informs us, they may change their wives oftener than Europeans do their shirts. In case the first wives are not sent away, they must submit to one or several more youthful females in tbe rapacity ot slaves. : ; ," Young widows, on the death ot their hnsbands, do not recover their liberty, but devolve, with the Test of their property, to their family, by whom they may be sold or ziven .'away; and as long as a male of the husband's family exists the widow can not disDose of herself in marriaze.". . I must now give a scrap from one' author on the third new element which Is drawn Into our - manhood suffrage to cover the universal equality of the many colored cit izenship in which our Republic is now, for the first time, embarked. The Chinese, who are- greatly multiplying on oar Pacific shore, in voting tor our countrywomen, will not come prepared with nizn ideas ot the subjects ot the important trust confided to them. . This Is what our author says of the condition of women among that people, who are now inundating our facinc slope, and who are not to be excluded from the suffrage "on account of race, color or pre vious condition of servitude. I "In China, Siam. and almost all the other countries in the south ot Asia, the condi tion of the sex, and especially the concu bines, is so truly deplorable that it cannot tail to awaken the sensibility ot the Euro pean reader, though he is at the same time convinced that tne stupia, uniniormea ana abject Chinese women are less above the writciienness or tneir situation tnan tne sympathetic nature of a remote region ol the globe while perusing a description ot it. "The Chinese, like the Calmucks, their parent stock, frequently betroth their sons ana daughters even previous to tneir en trance into the world, and sell and marry both without their consent. Females tho receive from tneir parents a uowry equal to the price paid for them by their bride grooms,, are thereby invested, it is true. with all the rights ot legitimate wives, ana a tyrannic authority over all the husband's concubines ana their children, out never theless they are themselves obliged to pay the same blind and implicit obedience to the husband as to the lathers and the snb jects to the sovereign. "As the unmese are leaions to such a a degree that they permit their wives to receive no visitors of te other sex, and remove them from place to place in strons vehicles secured with iron bars, the women, indeed, continue as unpolished as when tbey were nrst taken from the hands el their mothers : and attendants. On the other hand, they possess the advantage of being excepted ? from tbe - labors ot the field and other painful avocations that are Incompatible with their seclusion. 1 "If. notwithstanding the care with which she is guarded, a wile is guilty of infidelity to ner linsoana, he nas tne rignt to Kin the adulteress In the presence of her. relations. The first or legitimate wives ot the south ern Asiatics are only treated with indizni ty, but the concubines are subject to every species of inhumanity, ana, in fact, are more despised than even the female negroes and Americans. .The jealous wives fre quently cause them to miscarry, and treat tnem in otner -respects witn sucn cruelty that the , husbands are obliged to remove their concubines to a different house in or der to release them from the persecution of their wives. irs i . - . j "The children or tne concubines are re garded as the r offspring of the legitimate wife, and even thsy consider them as such. They show, therefore, not tbe least respect to their real motntr, manliest no grief at their decease, ana reserve all auection for the legitimate wife, whom they are habit uated to honor as their mother. No . less abhorrent U tbe right given by the laws of China and Siam to. tbe lawful wives and their sons, after the death of their husbands and father., over th s concubines and their children. , . "The former totally exclude the latter. the enncublines. at least, from all share In the property left by deceased (for in some cases, toe sons oi concuuinea innenc as ndonted children of the legitimate wlfeV. and may turn and sell both, especially the concubines, for whom there is no redress,!" The Radicals found their 'Universal' suf- frnira doctrine on the idea that it is tbe on ly security for freedom. . They hold that the emancipation which has been conceded to the" negroes is a n unity, unless at tbe same time tie is armea witn the right ol suffrage to enaoie.nim to control Icgisla tion by electing tne legislators. Acting upon this assumption,. not only is the gift of manhood suffrage conferred on blacks, but such number oi tne wnue men are dis franchised as to enable the former to hold the balance ot power. By this means the reason which has reconciled the women, rid indeed the public generally In civil- rized States, to devolve the decision of con tests at the polls on mates exclusively, be cause they as fathers, husbands and broth ess, could be safely trusted to represent as proxies the class endeared to them as wife, mother and sister,, is deprived ot its appli cation. The negro holds no such relation to the women ot that race which shudders even at his approach In familiarity. The Radicals disfranchise the master. Tbey say if the masters, were allowed to vote they would probably subject to slavery again those whom they have set. free. Bat when the uegro wields the commanding power of - suffrage over white men and women who are them selves deprived of suffrage, la It not possiJ ble that they may abuse the power, and use it to the worst extremity, whieh their sen suality might suggest toward the feebler -tex, or to indulge their revenge toward the stronger,, who. are denounced by-their Northern deliverers as the cause of all their past misfortunes, and as threatening a re newal of them. 'iThe blacks are armed, dis ciplined and arrayed against the vanquish ed people whom the Radicals still pro claim rebels and outlaws. - The negroes are given control over them by the suffrage, ud installed in the sovereign power to create new constitutions against the con sent of the enlightened people who origi nated the State Governments and still con stitute the majority and still hold the soil ot the enxntry. This is' in effect to create new differences of castes besides those of color and civilization, and those of habit once existing between master and slave, and plant one ot irreconcilable hostility; that of a clas6 supported by military force to govern another to which the State Gov ernments and the country bave belonged tor centuries. i,.; ' . - It is thus made apparent that the eon quest which the Radicals assert over these States does not mean "a restoration of the Union with all their rights unimpa red." Lincoln and Johnson and Grant at first looked to this as the grand result of the success of our arms. It now seems that the victorious General Is taught to consider it the subjugation of a powerful province, the nursery of armies, as Caesar did that of conquered Gaul, to create the means ot overthrowing the established republican institutions ot his own country, and found ing military government in their stead. The whole reconstruction to which the la bors of Congress bave been directed tor tour years, has been to bring the negro force under ams to bear on the approach ing Presidential election, to turn the scale in the Northern States, and to put the Gen eral at the bead of the army lu possession of the Government. But the degradation of the suffrage is still more necessary to destroy that vitality which gave life to our free institutions. To degrade suffrage is to destroy it, for wb.o win value tnat wnicn tne iznorant ana vi cious negro shares with him: and who would not prefer the absolute rule of an intelligent Dictator ot our own race, rather than submit to the sway ot the negro and his carpetbag allies ? Nothing is more cer tain than that those who are plotting for a military despotism, rely upon thedisgust which all decent people feel for the rule of ignorance and lust as its best recommenda tion. They all understand that giving the suffrage to ignorant and vicious negroes, and taking it from the educated and en lightened white race, is the best method ol reconciling the country to the military dic tatorship which is designed. I repeat that tbe degradation of the suffrage Is its de struction. -- , , The negroes, the Chinese, the' Indians, the Mormons, and all the Polygamous na tions ot tbe natural spanse ot military des potism, the grand national commonwealth, which our fathers planned for this conti nent, already feels the taint of the diseased hordes which belong to armies and which infect the purest atmospheres with influ ences as fatal as the cholera. To destroy the tone of our vigorous Government, there must be a deterioration' of Its people; and bow effectively our Radical construc tionists are laboring to this end to beget the means best adapted to tbe subjugation of the South, is seen in giving ascendancy to the blacks, and in providing new ele ments of amalgamation and increase in the colored tribes of Indians and Cninese. .To debase tbe high-toned and gifted race of your own blood In our sunny yet temper ate zone, it has been assigned to the ne groes, who are planted in the Government lands, and sucn as nave oeen seized as lor teited and abandoned bv rebels. The In dians colonized on our Western borders, al though jd-handed from the rebellion to use the slang which tbe Radicals make a death-warrant to the rights of white peo ple were fostered for the same purpose oy treaties made by the Radical Senator Harlan, the Secretary of the Interior, and confirmed by the Ridical Senate in 186G, giving them homesteads in our richest re gions, renewing their annuities, lost from the time of their entering the rebellion, setting them up as territorial Governments in preparation for admission as States, and providing for delegates to Congress. , And to introduce amalgamation, three hundred thousand dollars are given to tbe Indians to induce them to forego tneir prejudices and allow tbe negroes, their former slaves, to settle among them on forty-acre home steads and enjoy equality with them in their Government, is not the tendency of the whole system of thus blending polyga mous races in one Southern section that of bastardizing our own pure race there? And is it supposed the .North may always escape the contagion of such a corrupting system? Will it reject what it nas com pelled others to adopt.' We are not to be surprised, then, that our Radical Mormons have abandoned that vein ot universal suffrage in which it originated that of admitting our fair countrywomen to vote. . Their equal influence in the elec tions would never permit the polygamous nations to incorporate with our people. - The Reconstruction measures of the Rad icals, which are heralded as giving equal rights to individuals and to states, as co- tauals under the same Constitution, ope rate to establish four millions of blacks over eight millions of white people by a controlling suffrage the minority of ig norance and brutality to make govern ment laws for the polished and educated majority, and to tax their property, al though without property themselves to hold the most beautiful and excellent fe males of the earth without the privilege of voting, to be subjected to their ballot and any license it may authorize; and. to com plete this violation of all equality, the States, themselves in which the black mi nority is thus perogatlve, are denied, -ex -pressly. the right accorded by the Consti tution to all the States, of altering the suf frage. This right the reconstruction acts recognize as still existing in the JNortnern States alone, while It is prohibited In the Southern States. Does not this plainly speak the purpose ot tbe Radicals to-be the opening up of States, in which poly gamous races are given the sway, to the Mormon devices ot multiplying laborers by enslaving women. The importation ol Coolies, South and West, the disfranchise ment of educated whites, as a means of ac complishing their expulsion from these re gions, look as If they invited such results. The Salt Lake enterprise may assist them. I believe our women bave been content and haDDV to have the men of their households to represent them at the polls, and whenev er their aetense requirea is. xneir moaesty oould not well brook the insults of the Hustings, and although la England the gowned gentlemen of Oxford and Cam bridge . are . privileged . to send Jheir representatives by sending their . '.'voting papers" to the polls authenticated by their signatures, and our women, if voters, might then be secured from tbe indelicacy ot such struggles ; nevertheless, it does not' seem that many of the sex have expressed a wish to withdraw the confidence which entrusts the choice of their representatives in the Government to tbe males immediate ly allied to them. But where their natural agents are stripped ot the power of being electors or being elected In their behalf, and the weaker sex are thus subjected to the discretion ot the legislation ot a caste prone to abuse it, especially in relatiou to the sex, how can that party which first pro posed female suffrage, before it was thought of as a necessity for woman's safety, now press that necessity on them, and have the lace to deny their defense to them ? Does not this condition of affairs explain the in stinctive dread ot danger which has caused the unusual effort' of our women during the last year to obtain the right ot suffrage? Let it not be supposed.however reluctant to mingle and trouble the social Intercourse and domestic duties with the cares and ex citements of political concerns, that our high-minded countrywomen would not rather discard privacy and quiet, than the means of honorable resistance to insults and disgrace. It is the glory of the daugh ters of the new world that tbey have light ed it from a barbarism to a ciyilization.and nursed in its bosom a virgin purity which has imparted a portion of its virtue to its decaying vigor in tne oia -wona. To minds so exalted and capable of ex ertion In all pursuits necessary to support the nobility ot treeinttitutlons, wnicn owe thir birth to them, the spirit of resistance will not be found wanting to preserve tbe Christian devotion to that: faith which ren ders charity to the one chosen partner for life of its own kind the very Hie of honor in' a woman. Let it be remembered i 1 ' ! ' ' ' that to ' four ot the ' greatest sovereign :of modern times Emperors and Queens .towering in commanding Intellect over the great men by whom they were surrounded, Europe owes the grand civilization with which it emerged from the dark ages. These illustrious women, Isabella the Carli'ilii; of Spain, Elizibeth of England Maria Theresa of Germany, and Catiiarini of Russia, broke the spell with which the all-conquering sword of Mahomet invaded the great nations, and gave new birth ti the literature, arts and sciences which ad vanced antiquity. Tbe K ran and its false prophets, holding out paradise on earth to the indomitable courage that, imitating the Sabine exploit of the Romans, should seize tbe fair ones of the favored nations, as the excitement to conquest, roetits most fatal repulse at- the hands of these, heroines ol the Christian creed. Isabella, after the Moors had been eight hundred years In possession: ot the heart of Spain, and had built up in Greuada the highest pitch o serio-barbaric grandeur, ber religious en thusiasm inspiring her geiierbus and ad ministrative faculties, toppled down the pro'Iiglous edifice of centuries in a con flict of a tew years. The Moors were ex pelled from Spain, and the. great Queen, entering Into the views of a genius like her own, against the jadgment of her sa gacious husband, Ferdinand, became the patron of Columbus, and gave a new con tinent to civilization and the Christian faith, which has elevated the Cross over regions greater than those over which the Crescent of Mohammed ever shone, to con vert her sex into slaves and the inmates of harems. Those who lament the bigotry which caused her to act with such severity against those polygamous races should not forget that she was a woman securing her own sex from the worst of fates. - .. Maria Theresa came to tbe Empire of Germany after ber father, the Emperor Charles, had twine seen theTurkish armies at the gates of Vienna, had prostrated him self before the Sultan's power, and had ob tained peace after surrendering proud cities and vast portions of his dominions. ' The daughter, respleudentns the illustrious an tagonist of Frederick the Great, organized, in the midst ot her conflicts against his successive coalitions to subvert her empire, not only the means to defend it, but at the sametimeto create a barrier to the inva sions of tbe Turks, and to deliver Germany from Mohammedan power. Catharine of Russia then took the ag gressive part against the enemies of the Christian faith in their Btronghold on the Bosphorus and . the seas, .around whose shores they had spread their dominion, conquering the whole region whose Chris tianity first descended on earth. By sea and land she beat down the power of the Octoniite, and left it as a part of the duty of her successors, that the sick man should be dispatched from the scenes hallowed by the mission of our Saviour. ! " ' ;' ' The late war aeainst Constantinople by her heir, the Czir Nicholas, was waged to ac complish this conqjiest. France an I .bag land interposed to save the Turk and hi se raglio, and all the vicious accompaniments that belong to a religious despotism found ed on the subversion of the moral sanction contained in the Christian creed, making sa cred the relation betweeu the sexes, which tends to the perfection ol our natures. In presuming that purity, it originates the virtues which only subsist as the attributes ot a holy religion. " . Elizibeth of. England had her part as signed her by Providence in the prosecu tion of the progress of freedom. She vindi cated Christian liberty in the Netherlands, as well as in England, against the terrible power ot Philip, who might almost be call ed the master of the material power ot the two continents. The Protestant religion which she established in Europe made that balance ot power between the Church ot Rome and the Greek, which created the toleration that renders the taith now pre vailing and liberalizing the civilization of the world, the growth .of the conscience and the heart. ..i.:-. . f ' !:-- From this glance at the march of great events in history, it will be seen la estab lishing freedom in Church and State through their political capabilities, which great parts it has been given to women to act, and is suffrage, and even indirect rep resentation to be for them, both supplanted by the negroes? I am not without hope that the resemblance . of the happ influ ences women have in past ages exerted hi the formation of all that is good in the politics and religion of the world, will prove a Balutary check to the revolutionary designs now threatening, not only our Government, but our civilization and our religion, by bringing in these repugnant elements in the different species Of men. to whom our - free Institutions,' our forms of civilization and bur religion are alike in comprehensible and Intolerable. . . . What will be the nature of the Govern ment built on such a foundation as that which ha3 been set up in the emancipation 'acts of Congress? 1 admit that in nearly every Government of the world except our own, the governing power resides iu the minority of the people, but those who maintain these forms of government where the power is given to tbe minority, justify and defend them on the ground of the in ferior intelligence aud enlightenment of the voting classes. 1 How is it with this negro oligarchy ? Do the Radicals pretend that these negroes have the diviue right to rule by reason ol their intelligence and mental superiority? 'Where are the monuments of the genius and civilization of thisgltted race? What gov ernments have they established and main tained? Where is the record of their achievements iu the arts ot peace and the sciences which have promoted the progress of mankind i ''" "' '-:.-.. n In tbe whole historic age of Xhe world this race appears as the. most degraded and barbarous ot mankind. At no period oi time, and in no country in which they have. been .found, bave they shown any ' capacity, or attained to any degree ol civ- ilizition. Tney have never founded or maintained lor themselves a' eovernmentol any description, aud yet the Radicals have clothed this ignorant and barbarous people with absolute supremacy in ten States of this Union, and expect by means ot the po litical power bestowed upon them at the South to overcome the majority of the iree white race of the .North ' A government resting upon such a basis 'must necessarily reflect the character of those who control Its destinies, and if this ' Radical scheme is successful nothing can be more certain than that we shall sink under this burthen of ignorance, supersti tion and barbarism. ' ' One of the highest authorities of our country, on matters of this kind, the dls tinzuished Professor Draper, of the Uni versity ot JNew iotk, tne autnoroi agranu treatise on - human physio'ogy, and of a "History of the Intellectual ueveiopment of Europe," tells us in a recent and very able work on the future civil policy of America, "The negro is essentially a fetish wnrshinner. a believer in witcncrait ana in the efficacy of charms. Such ideas and the mode of expressing them are found Wher evpr that low grade of humanity occurs. occupying a zone across all Africa and the vast expanse or tne iracinc ocean ; nay, even all around the world, the'black popu lation of America all included ; for these in the United States in the midst of moral, religious, Christian communities are still full ot their Alrlcan laeas." - The same author declares that: "It is in consistent with the prosperity of a nation to permit heterogenous mixtures of races that. r nh vstnlotrieallv far apart. Their interior product becomes a dead weight nnnn the hod v nolitie. If Italy was tor a thousand years after the extinction of the tinman race, a scene ot anarcny, its nyonu inhnhiriint-jj hnin? unable, to raise it from its degradation, bow indescribably deplora ble must the condition De wuen mere uu been a moral adulteration with African hlnnrt " , - I well remember that the Republican nartv. when it assembled In National txjn vention. passed, among other resolutions, one denouncing- "those twin relics of bar- harism slavery and polygamy." We have seen that in reference to slavery it has re deemed Its nledze by subjecting tne civil izad white race to the baroarous negro; and 1 t.hlnk It. pan he clearly shown that instead of extirpating the other "relic" of barbar lsm,it has taken that Institution under its es- racial protection, and It Its poncy is auow. ed to prevail, giving the suffrage to all men without regard to race or color, or - pre vious condition," this disgusting practice will become permanent anu an pervaaing, ana win exert a controjuuB imuucui m. Hnencein America. It is known that the negroes, in their na ti vp country, and. since their ' transDorta tion upon this continent, have always been polygamists, or addicted to indiscriminate oncubinage ; for, as our author, alrpady : quoted, justly observes, "those in the Uni ted States, In the ' verdict : of moral.' reli-. inus. Christian communities, are still full : it their Atrican ideas; aud this practice is : me which belongs to the race, and, indeed, ; to all the colored races of the world, i'hronghout Asia and Alrlca the system is ini versa), nd I can not recall a single na ive or tribe of dark-skinned people among : whom a plurality of wives, or rather pro- i misciis concubinage does not exist. The t white race, under its nobler civilization, i has alone yielded to the lemale sex the po- ' si tion ot equal-aud single companionship ! with man, and has. in turn, been elevated j by thisrenning1 Influence." : -; "' : ! Wjiat will be the result in ' this aspect of the ease if the party of moral ideas" is permitted to wrest from the white race, in the different States, the ' right to regulate the suffrage In those States, and to-con fer the franchise upon all men 'without dls-' tlnetlon 'of "race, color or previous condi- tion." : i Hear what Professor Draper, 'who Is" a' Republican in politics, says on this ' sub ject, and that, too, at a -time when no one demanded that political power was to be transferred from, the white to th colored races in any of the States of this Union : "From the remarks made on page 01 (Fu ture Policy ot America), it will be inferred that the Pacific shore ot tbe United States is destined to be the scene of an , active Asiatic emigration." ... - , "So vast la the mineral and agricultural wealtb of these regins,- so important the demand for. labor, to remunerative its re sult, that the settled and torpid population, of China, Japan and India can not tail to be affected. Already, from the first of these , countries, the vanguard of snch an intru ding column has appeared. ' The Chinese population of California is far from insig nificant, and is steadily increasing. la 1860 "it was 31.933.' i "The number Is now supposed to be 80, 000 adult males, sufficient to give them tbe political control of the State if allowed to exercise the elective franchise. Consider ing that." continues our Professor, "under the circumstance of the case, the Individ uals who are thus destlued to disturb the Pacific coast must, necessarily, come from the lower social grades of the countries from which they come, . their' admixture with the native American populatioa can not be viewed without anxiety.- -n , i '.;. "With Eastern blood .will necessarily come Eastern thoughts, and the attempt at Eastern social habits. I have already re ferred to the political power of polygamic institutions. It must not be forgotten that . they are in accordance with the sentiments of Asiatics. Epeeially, also, should it be borne in mind that they have already ou tlined a firm hold in Utah. There is im minent danger of the spread of those in stitutions in the West. As men approach the confines of Asia, they seem to be af fected by its moral atmosphere. ; " "nor should we-overiooK an additional source ot disturbance from the population , of Mexico. A base, a hybred population, r whatever may be the political desttuy of that country, contamination irom it is un avoidable." : L.' i. I . T'i.-ll JU. U U : Whatever may at present be the strength of the sentiment of disapproval, or- eveu detestation with which we" regard poly gamy, we can not conceal from ourselves the strong temptations that will arisn for its adoption iu the West. We should re member how easily and, how often, iu an evil hour, great and even religious commu nities may be led astray. - Our present ab horenceot thi vice is no greater than was the abhorrence of human slavery in Eng lan4 a few years ago. Yet, because of a contingent political advantage, the divis-' ion and the consequent neutralization ot a maritime rival, tnat country .iorgoi ner noblest ; philanthropic traditions and ar rayed herself in moral support of the slave power In America. ' " " .-.' . u' . t arueu oy buck a coiwyiuuow eximpie, we need not be surprised if -hereafter there i shall be politicians statesmen I will, not call them who may see in an extension of the practices of Utah a solution of tne por tentious problem ot the admixture of the Pacific races - , , . : m m-, The "party of moral Ideas," who bor rowed their philanthropy from' England, has already forgotten its- "noblest tradi tions,'' and for a contingent political advan tage, given tbe power ot bait the continent into the hands of negroes, Chinese and In dians. "The reconstruction acts give abso-' lute supremacy in ten States to the negroes. Tennessee is already represented In Cou gress under the negro lule. , The bill pro posed by Mr. Sumner giving right of sut-, f rage to all men without distinction of race, color or previous condition, and which is certain to become a law it the Radicals carry this election, giving . control in Maryland, West . Virginia,. Kentucky and Missouri, making fifteen 1 States. Indeed,, i this i is 1 already - the case if tbe fourteenth amendment is a part of the Constitution, as the Radicals in Congress have decided. The Chinese will control California, Oregon, Nebraska and all the States to be built up on tbe Pacific slope. Utah will, of course, be admitted into the Union. Treaties have already been completed by a Radical Secretary of the interior, Mr. llarlan, now a senator from Iowa, and confirmed by a Radical Senate in 1SGS, by which the Indian tribes of the West have been placed on Reserves, pro vided the Territorial governments, pre7 paratory to their admissiou as States in the" Union. By these treaties Congress retains a superintending power over these Indian- i'erntorief: but it ; is i expressly proviaea that "6aid legislation shall not in any man-, ner iuterfere with or annul their tribal or ganization, rights, laws, privileges or cusr torn." Among their, customs it is notori ous that of a plurality is moss ueepiy cherished.- One ot the most remarkable tacts in connection with these treaties, is that the principal tribes of Indians thus, favored by a Radical Senate the Choc taws, Chickasaws,' Cherokees. Creeks and Seuiiuoles were, prior to the war, in receipt of annuities from the nation, and yet, without the slightest . provocation, thev rushed into the rebellion, and; to nse the most potent Radical argument, for degrading and disfranchising tne wnite people of tbe South, their scalping knives were dripping witn tne uiouu ut uuiun men: when these treaties were maoe ana confirmed, restoring ' them their - lands aud annuities, giving them complete am nesty and control ot their own anti; ana, most wonderful of all, instead of making their former negro slaves rulers over these rebellious Indians, tbe Indians are authorized to refuse the negro right of suf frage, and even to banish them from the country and colonize them in an adjoining1 district. Why iR this distinction made In favor ot the rebellious Indians." . w ny nave their . customs - been so sacredly guarded and zuaranteed. and by treaties ,. Why have they been authorizea to aeny tne "loval". blacks formerly their . slaves the. right of suffrage,, and even Authorized to remove them to another 'district ot the country ? Is It possible that some contin-'-gent political advantage is. foreseen when the politicians "of the party of moral Ideas". may see iu tne extension ui nic jjiavwue ui Utah a solution ot their difficulties arising' from the great ana increasing majorities against them: in the free States ot the North? .- :. .';! -.- ' "We should remember how easily and how often, in an evil hour, great and even religious communities may oe lea astray." And when we see a political party viola ting the Constitution they have sworn to support, overthrowing civil government by military power, suppressing the right ot trial hy jury, the writ ot habeas corpus, freedom ot speecn ana oi tne press para-i lyzing the two co-equal and co-ordi uate branches of tbe Government, the Execu tive and Judiciary, and all tor the purpose of holding the Government and maintain-, inz their nartt ascenaancy, we may tie pardoned for believing that the movements for giving 'supremacy to these barbarous and polygamous races In a majority of the States of the Union, have a deep and lear- fnl iTipxnincr. - -' .-.... u:, In extracts already quoted from- Profes sor Draper, : he , speaks pt the "political power ot polygamic institutions.'.' I will give a few extracts upon this topic, which will probably throw some light upon -the designs of the men who, while they profess to belong to the party of moral ideas, ana are loud in proclaiming that no republican government has no sure basis except in the intelligence of the people, have yet per-' suaded themselves to disfranchise the in telligence of the South, and confer political power upon a horde of ignorant blacks. Anna the Professor: "When under Moham med, the Arabians burst forth from . their native seats, and carried tneir conquering arms into the heart ol Asia ou one side. an(i to the Atlantic ocean on the other; so ; . ; ; ; ; ; ' . ' . 1 ' - rtipid warf -their diffhsion.,so?amair'tliPir 1wn errors,-so TmxJigkws tnevolame of humanity with which they mixed, that it might have seemed impossible but that in stant fate should overtake theavtnelr con quest, ephemeral themselves, vanishing i way. But tt: very reverse occurred. Pnr centuries In succession the countries they nu uuuuuereti utey uem, nay more, they terally 'Arabizld therhi'" r. x ii The-ckplanatlon'of this surprising- eollt- leal result turns altogetherna the position ot the female sex among the Asiatics. In barbarous States the woman is the slave of the man ; the. Asiatic makes- ber bis, toy, the European- his companion ifi . The natural position of the female in this respect w indicated at once bv tbe-relation of. numbers.' la Europe; for every 106 male birth thero are 100. female"; .hence we may truly affirm that monogamy -is the proper condition ot our species. n that apirt from its social evils, polygamy is an unnatural -state. But . though this is tbe scientific conclusion to which 'we muaC come, -bo one can deny the tremendous po litical power, of polygamic institutions. " nab.:: hhs, .uc iuo i in; , iwum l-BM'.s j . .. . ...... . . i. . ina..i..t.i- . when there were single families, sometimes of two hundred.cbildren, who were aU glo- rylng in their descent from their conquer-., lng father and speaking bis. tongue. t That this particular phase entered into the calculations ot those who bave deliber ately planned the overthrow of our free Government is confirmed by tbe direct vio lation M every sacred - instrument, ot iree i .. i v. : . . i. . . . iiisuiiUMuuo wijicu uur ancestors pur-naseu. witn tneir nicoa, ami transmitted to us as a priceless inheritance,' by their deliberate 1 overthrow of the Executive and Judicial power, established for the purpose of hold ing in check the Congress which now seeks to absorb all power.: It is confirmed br the selection ot these colored -races as the tit instruments for the maintenance of their usurped power. They are the very mate rial of which the janizaries are made who surround the despotism of the Turk. Thee usurpers are tot well aware that tbe parti- ' sans of ther-wbite-raceF'ben,he present hour of passion is passed, and when their objects are clearly 'disclosed, will cease to be tools in their hands. Hence, the neces- : sity of building ttxi--power on the physi cal force of a race who have no aspirations lor uoerty, anu are content to be tne tools of those who gratify their brutal lusts. Hie boldness and audacity of the schemes n make them appear almost incredible even with all the accumulatad evidence of a nearly completed revolution. ,- The usurna- . tion of Louis Napoleon, offering to submit his demands to universal suffrage; with an army at his side to compel his election, was , . , not more transparent than the sham of a- Presidential election with Grant s array of r- 3 000,000 blacks, which is intended to over- . whelm any majoritv-WhicU the white race may cast against him,:. fa -:.,,.-,'i -U.he remedy Jor the evils which threaten.- not only to destroy Our form of govern ment, but even the civilization which ex-1 1 ists among as is to be found hi a separation of the races by the colonization of the blacks into some country and climate suit able to their nature and organixition.antl,' where, under the guidance and protection oi the Republic, they may fulfill their des tiny, leaving to the white race ne region of the temperate eoimv with the govern ment established by .them tor themselves -and their children, and the civilization. . they have created.' " Nothing- else can pre-:'' serve the superior race from contamiiia-.--tion by admixture .with the inferior, and nothing else can nreveni demas-ogues from. all psrties from using the inferior race, as ' ' they are now being used, to overthrow the '" political insatutioas, and even destroy the ' civilization of our country. In! a receat I speech - in tbe Democratic Convention at Albany, in the ijtate of JSew Xork,' Mr. Tilden, a distinguished' leader -of tho" Democratic party, gave the true phUosonb- ' ic reason tor -the exclusion ot this alien .; i race. from a slure in the political power of , , this Government,' when he said that the"' family relatidn was the foundation of hue J system of civilization, and that these races i of people, but disregarded this relation in .. . other words,, polygamic races rcould r.ot , be safely Incorporated into the political ' system. - All history and "experience, as ' well as philosophy, teach the same lesson. : We can not safely disregard it. Those who ., , urge forward these schemes have lost the ' confidence of the white race and seek only 11 to retain position and power, and are wil- ling to call to their aid the brute force oC this ignorant and degraded race, regard- . .. less of the result of Its corrupting and de teriorating influence upon the Government ' 1 and uation.: : -..i.'-io.i v - nrj cj i ..:-. A separation of tbe races in this present - aspect of affairs is demanded alike by the,. true interests of botb. The bitterness aid '"" antagonism which have been engendered between the races by the intrigues' ot par tis:uis added to , the National prejudice . which has always existed, renders it ah-' . solutely certahi that violent collisions will occur. It will never be possible tor them ' ' hereafter to live in peace in. the same com- ! muuity. - Every consideration of human-,,; ity to the negro, as well as to the preser vation of the purity, beauty and vigor of ' our own race, demands that provision shall be made for the separation of the races : : that a country shall be provided in which , tbe blacks cau be established, where they, t ' may, under the protection of our Govern- ' ment, have their own laws and rules, and'1 ' it they have the capacity claimed for them m bv their Radical admirers, they may work out a glorious destiny for themselves. I It is claimed that they are capable to matntain a government tor themselves, ana need the j guidance and leadersbip of , tbe. white race, the Radicals who manuest so. profound an interest iu their, destiny can . well be snared to become their leader, and give them the benefit of their wisdom and knowledge in government. ; . . ; ,..7, -. s ,,, 1 do not know tnat the separation oi tne races has been claimed as Democratic doc- ' ' trine, but I do know that it was the doc-- trine of .the : founder of the great Demo-i , i cratic party ia this countiy. it was again, and again urged by him aud his illustrious . compatriots, in the better days 'of the Re-" public; and 1 cannot better conclude tnat-"-' which I have to say on this subject, than ci by adopting the prophetic language of that illustrious statesman, Thomas Jefferson. "Nothing is more certainly written la 1,1 the. book of fate than- that they the ne- l groes) are to be free. ,. Nor is i less certain that the two races, equally free, cannot,, live In the same Government. - Nature,' habit, opinion, bave drawn indellible lines ot distinction between them. ' It is still in our power to direct the process of eniauci- x, pation, and in such, slow degree that the t evil will wear off insensibly,' and their x- places be part passi titled up by free white :a laborers. If, on tbe-eentrary, -it be left to toree itself onr human nature shudders at. X' the prospect held, up.?', DEMOCRATIC BASKET MEETINGS. I , . -!!'- 4 15S. . : . - t ',v . 'j ' Tim Tlamuralin ' V.TOnMfrliro HnmnillA announce the following 'Basket maetingst !ca Of, FrMnfe. KatmW tilth. t MtelmV-HrSv. 1 " near f lewwot Coroanv Pleasant township 'or flea-1 . , y ant, Jaokson, Prairie, Fraanfin and Southwest ljsrt nf Hamilton township. Speaker Hon. W m. " Heislej. of Cleveland. Judge Brigaa, of Fajatta coanty. and Col. L. Baber. ' !On Saturday, Soptomber Ktb. at New Albany," "9 for lilendon F.ain, Mifflin and Jefferaon Townehipa. i Sfwnkers Hon. Win. Heisley. Col. Geo. W. Manj- penay and Uen. Jot, Htieieer. i. j li. . - ( 0 ) CO On Saturday. October 3d. at Keynoldibora for, Truro. Jefferson and East part of Montgomery Township. Speakers Hoa.' Allen G. Thurm&a,-0 Hon. A. Mayoana James H. Wright: .. .. Oi. Saturday, Ootober 10th, at Grovepnrt, for Madison, Hamilton and sooth part of Tram town-' ship. Speakers Hon. F. Vaa 'Xramp, K. ii, Jish- i: elman add Thomas Sparrow . ! Let arrangements be made to make these meetings the largest ever held In the Coun- ty. .Bring . your baskets, i . Bring your v wives and daughters. Bring your sods. .r cj Briug your Republican., neighbors, pre-' pared to spend the day and have a good . JOHN G. THOMPSON, Chairman Co. Ex. Com. W. S. HUFFMAN, Sec'y. GEN. JOS. H. GEIGER , !v7ill; address the 'pebpte of 'Franklin ' " county at the following places :'v', ,..'.;,J FRANKLINTOS, Monday evening, September ' 28lh.J '.- -,.'. .'Ii m -:. I GROV.E CITY. Tuesday evening. September 2th H&RRISBCR3, Monday erening, October Sth-j-j, tl,, GROVE PORT, Tuesday evening. Ootober6tb, s COCtJMBCS (west front "W . . evening, Ootober loth, with Hoa. K. Van Trump . . and others. .--' . ---., :' Let men of all ' parties attend these . , . . .ii.--.'rii Tinur the ' political Issues of' uicctiua " - . , , , . . . , J the campaign discussed. ;,',.. G. THOMPSON. Chairman Dem. Co. Ex. Com. W. S. HUFFMAN, Sec'y.